Revised 2012-13 California Budget: Programs subject to trigger cuts if tax ballot measure fails

If California voters reject Gov. Jerry Brown’s tax measure in November, the trigger cuts to the tune of $6.1 billion will take effect on Jan. 1, 2013. Education, which makes up 53% of the state’s General Fund spendings, will bear 90% of the trigger cuts.

Read more: California confronted with higher deficit in updated 2012-13 budget

The proposed trigger cuts are:

  • K-14 education: $5.49 billion
  • University of California: $250 million
  • California State University: $250 million
  • Developmental Services: $50 million
  • Local Water Safety Patrol: $10.6 million
  • Department of Forestry and Fire Prevention: $10 million
  • Flood Control: $6.6 million
  • Fish and Game: Non-Warden Programs: $2.5 million
  • Fish and Game: Wardens: $1 million
  • Park Lifeguards: $1.4 million
  • Department of Justice: $1 million
  • Park Rangers: $100,000

SOURCE: Gov. Jerry Brown’s Budget May Revision 2012-13 (pages 9)

 

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